Tag Archive: senior citizens

Jun 22 2016

Doping Seniors

1 in 5 Nursing Home Residents Are Given Drugs That Are Unnecessary and Extremely Dangerous By Mark Hollis Nursing homes in Texas rank among the nation’s worst offenders in improperly prescribing antipsychotic medications, according to new data that sheds light on the state’s inadequate attempts to deal with the problem of chemical restraint of vulnerable …

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Oct 15 2014

Medicare: Start Enrollment

Now’s the time for Texans with Medicare to check their health and drug coverage for 2015. Medicare’s open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 until Dec. 7. Open enrollment is the best time to make sure your health and drug plans still meet your individual needs, especially if you’ve had any changes in your health. …

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